Grant Program Summary Status Key dates
Back to School (BTS)

National program that helps rural and remote children and young people access quality educational experiences by providing vouchers from Target or local retailers, to students in need, and their families. 

CLOSED Vouchers distributed
Lachlan Region Community grants program

Funding for projects that address Education and Young People, Employment and Industry, Community Spirit and Stability or Services and Infrastructure for communities in the Lachlan Shire, NSW.

CLOSED EOIs now being assessed
Gardiner Dairy Foundation Working in Dairy Communities Small Grants

Regional program that aims to strengthen small Victorian dairy communities, to help build their capacity to deal with local issues, and enhance existing community infrastructure.

CLOSED Applications now being assessed
Goulburn Valley - McEwen Foundation

Regional program providing funding for charitable projects for rural communities within the Goulburn Valley district, Victoria.

CLOSED Grant recipients announced
Repair-Restore-Renew (RRR) 2013 - Round 2

The Repair-Restore-Renew (RRR) grants program helps communities in Qld, NSW, VIC and TAS recover from the fires, floods and cyclones that affected communities during 2013.

CLOSED Grant recipients announced
Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC) - Round 27

Grants for communities in small rural and remote locations in Australia. Priority is given to communities with a population of 10,000 or fewer.

CLOSED Grants announced
CIRCLE - Grants Program

New program focussing on developing the local leadership necessarily to effectively prepare for and respond to change, including structural and economic change and natural disasters.

CLOSED Grants announced
FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants

Grants to help rural communities tackle the issues concerning young people across rural, regional and remote Australia.

CLOSED Applications now being assessed
Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week Grants

This program helps community groups and their philanthropic supporters to celebrate their partnerships, with $160,000 available in grants of up to $10,000.

CLOSED Applications being assessed
Culture, Arts, Tourism & Community Heritage (CATCH)

Grants to support activities in the areas of culture, tourism, arts, history and heritage across rural, regional and remote Australia.

CLOSED Applications being assessed
Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities

This program allows cotton farmers in Qld or NSW to nominate a community group in their local area to receive a $5,000 grant. Community members can also suggest a group or project for a farmer to nominate.

OPEN Grants now open
ANZ Seeds of Renewal

An ANZ funded program which focuses on enhancing education and employment opportunities in rural, regional and remote areas. Consideration will be given to projects in communities with fewer than 15,000 people.

OPEN Grants now open
Caring for Ageing Rural Australians (CARA)

A targeted program designed to benefit and support older people living in small rural and remote communities.

OPEN Grants now open
Community Group Futures

The Community Group Futures program is aimed at helping not-for-profit organisations affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires to think beyond day to day operations and look ahead to ensure they can meet ongoing community needs.

OPEN Applications close 17 August 2015
Grants for Resilience & Wellness (GR&W) - Round 8

Program with the specific focus of providing assistance towards community-strengthening and resilience-building projects for communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires to build strength and capacity for the future.

OPEN Applications close 17 August 2015
School and Beyond - Call for Program Partners

School and Beyond is designed to help young people affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires. Organisations that work with young people from fire-affected communities are encouraged to register as School and Beyond program partners.

OPEN EOIs close 6 August 2015

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